Svedaniyantra, Svedani-yantra, Svedanīyantra: 2 definitions

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Svedaniyantra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

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Source: CBSE: Chemistry in India

Svedanīyantra (स्वेदनीयन्त्र).—A type of specialized instrument used in an alchemical laboratory (rasaśāla).—The svedanī-yantra, a big earthen vessel used for steaming.

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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Svedanīyantra (स्वेदनीयन्त्र):—An apparatus used for steaming / fomenting

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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